2bling_bling (2bling_bling) wrote in aramatheydidnt,

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Reveals Thoughts On Minami Minegishi Scandal




Kyary Pamyu Pamyu was a guest on the French television program "Le Petit Journal" while visiting the country for her world tour "100%KPP WORLD TOUR 2013". During the show, the singer discussed the Minami Minegishi scandal that captured international interest.

"In the Japanese idol world, they are very strict about relationships. It's like in return for male fans' support, idols keep out of relationships and love, devoting themselves to their jobs as idols," Kyary stated when asked about the scandal.

The singer explained that she could love freely and openly since she wasn't an idol, distinguishing herself as a true artist. She criticized idols as people who act a certain way to get men to notice them.

"In my opinion, and idol's job is to suck up to men and do what they can to get their attention. What I do though is something guys will never love. What I'm doing is more like an artist than an idol," she said.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's world tour brought her to Europe during the beginning of February. The singer will be returning to Japan for more performances before traveling internationally once again.


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ararat010

February 16 2013, 04:20:34 UTC 1 year ago Edited:  February 16 2013, 08:48:27 UTC

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It's hilarious how she considers herself an artist when she's considerably less involved (not to mention less skilled) in "artistic" activities (singing, dancing, acting, musical performances, etc...) than your average AKB member. And I'm not even talking about top Senbatsu here.
I can take this argument one step further and point out how they don't even use her actual voice to make songs, which means that the only merit she can objectively claim for herself is just her forced gimmicky image (and it's not even something she came up with on her own). How does that make her different from a bottom-of-the-barrel underground idol, now?

Someone must explain to her that idols and artists are not mutually exclusive and what sets the two categories apart isn't just that one is allowed to get dicks in her fanny at all times. And it's not like being given the dick heightens your artistic skills in some way, either. For all I know, her creative control over what she's made to do or say in public amounts to zilch.

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